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‘Museum Minutes’: Sharing Delaware history digitally

Zwaanendael Museum staff created this series of short videos on local history after COVID-19 temporarily prevented physical visits to the museum.




’18th Century Market Fair’ on Nov. 6, 2021

Day-long series of programs harkens back to the 1700s when the Dover Green served as the focal point of life in Dover.




Division-sponsored programs in November 2021

A folk music concert, and programs celebrating Dutch American Heritage Day and National Native American Heritage Month among events/topics to be explored.




2021 ‘Uniquely New Castle’ photo contest

Contest to illustrate what makes New Castle unique. Photos accepted Oct. 17 to 31, 2021. Voting open Nov. 1 to 5, 2021




Friends of Folk Concert Series 2021-2022

Series presents a wide-variety of folk-music styles from across the region in the warm acoustics of The Old State House.




Zwaanendael named best museum in Sussex County

Coastal Style Magazine’s Best of 2021 celebrates the finest museums, programs and services that the Eastern Shore has to offer.




Division-sponsored programs in October 2021

18th century trades, true crime in song and walking tours of a historic cemetery among programs/topics to be explored.




‘William Penn Day’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 23, 2021

Event commemorates the 339th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.




Guided visitation to the African burial ground at the John Dickinson Plantation

Programs explore the experiences of the enslaved and free African Americans who lived, labored and died on the John Dickinson Plantation.




Division-sponsored programs in September 2021

Events include a wetland walk and campfire, a program on Colonial Delaware crime and punishment, and a wide variety of activities associated with “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention,” Delaware’s 23rd annual Chautauqua.